- Fatburger Patties Launch at Walmart Stores
May 24 2013 6:26 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fatburger (www.fatburger.com), a 60-year old burger franchise known for its Hollywood roots, will be launching its line of signature frozen beef patties in more than 3,100 Walmart stores this June.
- Los Angeles City Council Public Safety Committee Moves to Ban Alcohol Ads From Public Property
May 24 2013 6:17 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice joined with the Los Angeles Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property today to thank the L.A. City Public Safety Committee and its Chair Mitchell Englander for moving to create an ordinance to ban alcohol ads from L.A. city-owned or controlled property. The motion had been held-up in the committee since the summer of 2011.
- Taxpayers Urge Ohio Senate to Oppose Hotel Occupancy Tax Hike (HB 59)
May 24 2013 6:14 PM ET
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) today reiterated its opposition to the House-passed version of HB 59, the hotel occupancy tax hike. ATR president Grover Norquist sent the following letter to the state Senate:
- Field of White Crosses At Zero Tolerance Camp on the Border of White Clay, NE Symbolizes Pine Ridge Native Americans Harmed by Alcohol
May 24 2013 6:00 PM ET
PINE RIDGE, INDIAN RESERVATION, S.D., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Alcohol Justice, Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan V. Brewer, Sr. is encouraging concerned tribal members and allies to join him at Zero Tolerance Camp this Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. (MST) for a peaceful demonstration and prayer vigil for all those affected by the wraths of alcohol.
- Driehaus Museum Premiers: "Mix and Mingle at the Movies"
May 24 2013 5:58 PM ET
CHICAGO, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Got Gatsby Fever? If so, the Museum has the cure with the premiere of its new annual program "Mix and Mingle at the Movies," which celebrates classic films with a Gilded Age connection. The Program debuts Saturday, June 8th at 7 p.m.
- Top BP Arco Franchisees Sued For Defrauding Investors, As Stated By Attorney Of Record Lee Durst
May 24 2013 5:57 PM ET
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Durst, Attorney for the Plaintiffs states:
- Esperanza's Reverend Cortes Issues Call to Action for Continued Progress on Immigration Reform
May 24 2013 5:54 PM ET
PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr., a key figure in the national immigration debate, issued a call to action after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to move to the legislation to the Senate floor on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
- TEXPERS Lauds Passage of Bill Increasing Pension Transparency and Requiring Education for Trustees
May 24 2013 5:48 PM ET
HOUSTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TEXPERS), which represents 75+ Texas public employee pensions for police, firefighters and municipal employees across the state, praised passage of the Pension Transparency Bill in the House and Senate last week and recommended its acceptance by Governor Rick Perry.
- Ad Council Joins United Way of Central Oklahoma to Launch New PSAs to Encourage Support for Tornado Relief Efforts
May 24 2013 5:45 PM ET
NEW YORK, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the devastation wrought by the tornadoes on Monday, the Ad Council and the United Way of Central Oklahoma launched today a series of television and Web public service advertisements (PSAs) encouraging Americans to make financial contributions to disaster relief efforts. The PSAs direct audiences to visit unitedwayokc.org, where they can contribute to support the short and long-term recovery operations, providing supplies and services to those affected by the tornadoes.
- CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act
May 24 2013 5:19 PM ET
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act. Following introduction of the legislation, CTIA–The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter offered the following comment:
- 2013 Ford Explorer Amazes Consumers Looking For an SUV in Myrtle Beach
May 24 2013 5:12 PM ET
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new 2013 Ford Explorer has been receiving some high praise for its incredible performance and 7-passenger seating but the one thing that is amazing consumers is its fuel efficiency. The 2013 Ford Explorer is one of the most technically advanced SUV's available and it offers so many features that it would definitely hold its own against any of the luxury SUV's.
- UTC Calls For Redemption Of All Of Its Outstanding 1.200 Percent Notes Due June 1, 2015
May 24 2013 5:00 PM ET
HARTFORD, Conn., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today called for redemption of all of its 1.200 Percent Notes due June 1, 2015. The outstanding aggregate principal amount of the notes is $1 billion.
- New Xulon Book Presents a Clear View of the Scriptures
May 24 2013 5:00 PM ET
MAITLAND, Fla., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of LaFenus Jennings's new book, GOD'S SMOKING GUN ($13.99, paperback, 978-1-62697-052-6; $5.99, e-book, 978-1-62697-053-3) readers will gain the understanding that there is one Lord, one faith, one baptism into Christ; and one truth and a basic approach to sustaining what is true.
- Baylake Corp. Approves Common Stock Repurchase Program
May 24 2013 5:00 PM ET
STURGEON BAY, Wis., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylake Corp.
- PJM Capacity Auction Attracts Record Amount Of New Generation And Imported Capacity
May 24 2013 4:58 PM ET
VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The PJM Interconnection annual capacity auction has attracted a record amount of new generation as well as record imports of capacity from the Midcontinent ISO and other areas. The power supplies will meet the needs of the region served by PJM three years from now.
- PennyGrab.com Special Weekend Promotion
May 24 2013 4:55 PM ET
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- Hill's Pet Nutrition's Disaster Relief Network Sends Needed Pet Food and Supplies to Feed Cats and Dogs in Moore Oklahoma
May 24 2013 4:50 PM ET
TOPEKA, Kan., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the tornado devastation in Moore, OK, Hill's Pet Nutrition has activated its recently announced Disaster Relief Network to feed displaced pets and assist pet parents within the disaster zone.
- NASA JSC, Univ Of Texas At Arlington Team To Enhance Environmental, Health, & Safety Training
May 24 2013 4:48 PM ET
HOUSTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Johnson Space Center and The University of Texas Arlington's Division for Enterprise Development are partnering to develop best practices for enhancing environmental, health and safety training in support of current and future missions and initiatives.
- FMC Technologies Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Teleconference Schedule
May 24 2013 4:46 PM ET
HOUSTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced that it will issue its second quarter 2013 earnings release after the market closes on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The Company also announced it will host its second quarter 2013 earnings release teleconference on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
- Diageo Thanks Connecticut Legislature and Governor for Continuing to Modernize Beverage Alcohol Laws
May 24 2013 4:45 PM ET
NORWALK, Conn., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the start of the Memorial Day weekend, Diageo employees are now able to "raise a pouch" to thank Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy for signing a bill to allow the sale of malt-based beverages in convenient pouch packaging. Public Act 13-27, H.B. 6540, sponsored by Senate Environment Committee Chair Ed Meyer (Democrat-Senate District 12) and House Environment Committee Chair Linda Gentile (Democrat-Assembly District 104), advances the Connecticut legislature's efforts to continue modernizing Connecticut's beverage alcohol laws.